Elin McCallum, CEO, Bantani Education
Elin is the founder of Bantani Education, a non-profit based in Belgium and working internationally on entrepreneurial and creative learning – to develop skills for change. Supporting this, Bantani leads The EntreComp Community, a network of 1000+ people and organisations from education, employment, policy and business. Elin has a strong background in European policy, practice and evaluation, focused on entrepreneurial learning for social, cultural and economic development. Positive, motivated and able to engage partners at all levels, she has 20 years’ experience including entrepreneurship education policy for DG Education and National Youth Entrepreneurship Strategy for Welsh Government. Her work is influenced by her experiences as a youth worker developing life-skills with disadvantaged youth in the south Wales and volunteering as a teacher in rural Zimbabwe. She works as a global expert on entrepreneurial learning and enterprise/employability skills, has published widely and is a frequent speaker at international conferences and events.